Sep 30, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bilingual Education Specialist Certificate - School Educator

The Bilingual Education Specialist Certificate - School Educator is designed for licensed educators or pre-service teachers wanting more expertise in teaching bilingual Spanish-English/English Spanish students. It is designed to meet the needs of students currently enrolled in a teacher licensure program at MSU Denver, and those who already hold a Colorado teaching license and wish to add a Bilingual Specialist credential.

Admission and Graduation Requirements

Students seeking to complete this Certificate must apply and be accepted to the School of Education and take courses for credit. A minimum grade for courses completed as part of the certificate will be a “C” or better. No more than 40% of the credits used to satisfy certificate requirements may be transfer credits from other institutions.

Advising and Contact Information

School of Education: CLD Co-Coordinators*
College of LAS, Department of Modern Languages: Chairperson**
College of LAS, Department of Chicana/o Studies: Chairperson***

*Lorretta Chavez (CLD) -
*Peter Vigil (CLD) -
**Maria Akrabova (MDL) -
***Ramon del Castillo (CHS) -

Required Courses

  1. Language and Culture Electives (Choose One)                                                         Credits: 3
  2. Language History                                                                                                           Credits: 6
  3. Education                                                                                                                       Credits: 9

Total Credits: 18